PHP 8.0.8: Downloads, Changelog, News

Release Information

PHP Version
PHP 8.0
Release Date
Release Type
Security Update
Release Status
EOL, Use PHP 8.0.30
Branch Status

PHP 8.0 reached EOL on , and all releases of this version no longer receive security or bug fixes. Using PHP 8.0.8 is not recommended. PHP 8.0.30 is the latest version in the series.


Source Code

Git Clone
Use Git to clone the 8.0.8 tag from the PHP Git repository.
git clone --depth 1 --branch php-8.0.8
How to compile PHP
PHP can be compiled by setting up the dependencies, building the configure script (./buildconf), configuring the build ./configure, and running make.
Detailed articles on how to compile PHP are available for Ubuntu/Debian based systems and Fedora/RHEL based systems.

Windows binaries

Non-Thread Safe Builds
Non-Thread Safe (NTS) builds are single-threaded PHP builds. They can be used on web servers that integrate PHP over FastCGI protocol, such as Nginx, Caddy, and IIS.
Thread-Safe Builds
Thread-Safe (TS) builds are multi-thread PHP builds, often used to integrate PHP as a Server API for multithreaded servers. The most common use case is using PHP as an Apache module.

Docker/Podman Containers

PHP CLI Containers images only include the PHP CLI, and no FPM or Apache modules. The Alpine builds are lightweight, but may introduce incompatibilities due to their musl builds. Albeit their larger size, the Debian-based (without the "-alpine" suffix) images are more complete, and widely used.

Alpine-based: Lightweight, but may introduce incompatibilities due to their musl builds.
docker pull php:8.0.8-cli-alpine

Debian-based: More compatible with other components, complete, and are widely used.
docker pull php:8.0.8-cli
PHP CLI + Web Server Integration
These container images include PHP CLI, and a web server integration. FPM container images can be integrated with web servers such as Nginx, Caddy, and Apache with Event MPM. The Apache container images include Apache web server, integrating PHP as an Apache module.

Alpine-based: Lightweight, but may introduce incompatibilities due to their musl builds.
docker pull php:8.0.8-fpm-alpine

Debian-based ZTS Apache: Includes Apache web server integrating PHP as an Apache module.
docker pull php:8.0.8-apache

Debian-based NTS FPM: PHP-FPM, can be integrated with Nginx, Caddy, and other web servers over Fast CGI.
docker pull php:8.0.8-fpm



  • Fixed bug #81076 (incorrect debug info on Closures with implicit binds).
  • Fixed bug #81068 (Double free in realpath_cache_clean()).
  • Fixed bug #76359 (open_basedir bypass through adding "..").
  • Fixed bug #81090 (Typed property performance degradation with .= operator).
  • Fixed bug #81070 (Integer underflow in memory limit comparison).
  • Fixed bug #81122: SSRF bypass in FILTER_VALIDATE_URL. (CVE-2021-21705)


  • Fixed bug #81092 (fflush before stream_filter_remove corrupts stream).


  • Fixed bug #80197 (implicit declaration of function 'magic_stream' is invalid).


  • Fixed bug #81119 (GMP operators throw errors with wrong parameter names).


  • Fixed bug #80761 (PDO uses too much memory).


  • Fixed bug #81088 (error in regression test for oci_fetch_object() and oci_fetch_array()).


  • Fixed bug #81051 (Broken property type handling after incrementing reference).
  • Fixed bug #80968 (JIT segfault with return from required file).


  • Fixed bug #76694 (native Windows cert verification uses CN as sever name).



  • Fixed bug #72998 (invalid read in readline completion).


  • Fixed bug #81048 (phpinfo(INFO_VARIABLES) "Array to string conversion").
  • Fixed bug #77627 (method_exists on Closure::__invoke inconsistency).


  • Fixed bug #81120 (PGO data for main PHP DLL are not used).

Commit List

Bob Weinand

  • Export ENV in .sh file generated by run-tests in 76a4ea5e2a
  • Fix null handling in test runner when printing env in c916613f13

Calvin Buckley

  • Enable net_get_interfaces on IBM i PASE in 4f51a11a84

Christoph M. Becker

Derick Rethans

  • Detect musl libc to not set tls_model attribute on that platform in 804420b011

Dimitry Andric

  • Fix bug #81068: Fix possible use-after-free in realpath_cache_clean() in 99a208566a

Dmitry Stogov

  • Fixed bug #80968 (JIT segfault with return from required file) in 6e2d47e071
  • JIT: Fixed incorrect condition (this leaded to in cce0cc8836
  • Don't assign to string offset after exception (This fixes in db309b2e4b
  • Add missing undefined variable warning an result initialization in bf21261c63
  • Fix register save/restore around calls. (This fixes in 025c0763e7
  • Disable ASSIGN + SEND_VAL fusion for cases when destroying of old value may throw an exception in 11a7310b49
  • Fixed bug #81051 (Broken property type handling after incrementing reference) in ac65f6af6e

Gabriel Caruso

Joe Watkins

Máté Kocsis

  • Fix imagesetclip() parameter names in 25e24715d7
  • Fix the return type of mysqli::connect() in 86ef34fc61
  • Fix the return type of mysqli_connect() in 97f7279353
  • mysqli_get_client_info() cannot return null in ceb0951fa5
  • Add a few missing RETURN_THROWS(); in 2d47447d66
  • Fix a few ext/phar return types in 9bba9f68df
  • Fix session cleanup in b165197f0f
  • Fix return type of SessionHandler::gc() in 6fb08f4607
  • Fix the return types in ext/snmp in GH-7068
  • Fixed bug #81088 error in regression test for oci_fetch_object() and oci_fetch_array() in a0af84bebd

Nikita Popov

Peter van Dommelen

Remi Collet

Sara Golemon

Stanislav Malyshev

Stéphan Kochen

  • Make tests compatible with libxml2 2.9.12 in f3d1e9ed06


  • Fix argument index in stream_select() in b751c24e23
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